The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 25, 1968 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 25, 1968
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4-Algbno (la.) Upp*r DM Mo!n*$ Thursday, Jon. 15, 1968 Pom Hopkins Is Wed To Roger Ferris Jan. 14 Pamela Sue Hopkins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Hopkins and Roger Kendrick Ferris, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Ferris, all of Algona, were married Jan. 14 in Trinity Lutheran Church, Algona. Pastor Paul H. Sohn officiated at the double ring ceremony at 3:30 p.m. The bride was given in marriage by her father. Patricia Hopkins was her sister's maid of honor and Maureen O'Brien was bridesmaid. James Finn attended the groom as best man and Gary Rusk was groomsman. Kent Hopkins, brother of the bride, was ring bearer. Ushers were Wayne Oras and Lynn Bierstedt, who also lit the candles. Organist Wilbert Ruhnke accompanied soloist Brad Kraft The reception followed the ceremony in the church parlors with Mr. and Mrs. Mitch Taylor hosts. Marilyn Harris had the guest book and Mrs. Allan Andreasen, sister of the groom, served punch. Mrs. Martin Potratz, aunt of the bride, cut the wedding cake and Mrs. R. Fisher, aunt of the groom, served. Mrs. Howard Ferris and Mrs. Wilmer Wichtendahl, aunts of the bride and groom, poured. Waitresses were Diane Smith, Barbara Teeter, Gayle Potratz, and Margaret Ferris. Cindy Richardson and Rose Zimmerman were in charge of gifts. The newlyweds will live at Newport News, Va. where Roger is stationed at Ft. Eustis in the army. Both Mr. and Mrs. Ferris are Algona High School graduates and attended Iowa State University at Ames. (Glenn'sStudio Photo) Post Office At Wesley In New Quarters WESLEY - The post office was moved lately into the building just east of the former location. The government has rented the building from Sam Alnes of Ames, formerly of Wesley. It is on the south side of Main St. and housed the Rockwood Beauty Shop until about 18 months ago. The post office had been in the Lease building since Oct., 1961. That building had housed the Lease and Lease Hardware store. The American Legion has purchased the Lease building and did some reconstruction and redecorating work before moving in last week from their former location. Lou Simpson is postmaster, Irene Hanig is assistant and Mrs. H. E. Hemmingsen in substitute clerk. - o - BROTHER KILLED Darrell Rusher received word of the death of his brother, Robert Rusher, Jr., 26, who was killed Jan. 7 in Vietnam. He is survived by his parents, Robert Rusher of South Dakota, and Mrs. William Furst of Lathrop, Calif., and several brothers and sisters. Funeral services were pending at this writing Friday, pending arrival of the body from Vietnam to ; the home of his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Marso, Lakefield, Minn. Darrell Rusher is employed by the K & H Oil Co. in Wesley. - o - SON TO WED Announcement has been made of the June 1 wedding of Richard Lee Kraus and Mary Leone Carter. He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Don Kraus of Britt, formerly of Wesley, a graduate of Britt High School, a senior at Iowa State University, major- log in chemical engineering and is a member of Tau Kappa Epellon social fraternity. His bride-to-be is a daughter Qt Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Carter of Uele, UL, and is a graduate Ql Lible High School and Lutti- Hospital School o| Nursing, attended Aupetana college and is currently a student at North Central College, Naperville, 111. - o - Army Major Thomas V. Forburger, his wife, the former Julia Raney, and their children, Jeffrey, Jim, Tom and Ann, Colorado Springs, Colo., arrived here Jan. 17 for a visit in the parental Tom Forburger and Dr. H. H. Raney homes. They will leave the latter part of the month for Norfolk, Va. The Major received the Bronze Star medal during ceremonies at Ent Air Force Base, Colo, recently. He received the award for outstanding meritorious service in combat operations against hostile forces in Vietnam. Mrs. Lulu Hanig was honored at a surprise 77th birthday party Monday in the Dean Ricke home. Five hundred was played at two 'tables. Mrs. Mary Weber and Mrs. Justine Becker won high and low score prizes. Mrs. Leonard Froehlich was assistant hostess. Kathy and Rickie, daughter and son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Prohaska of Garner, have teen guests of their grandparents, the Herman Bodes the past two weekends. Their parents and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Prohaska, also of Garner, were on a two week trip to California where they visited relatives and did some sight-seeing. Mrs. Dean Ricke entertained the Svelte club Monday evening, Jan. 15. Members are Mrs. Dick Newbrough, Mrs. BillGoetz, Mrs. Arvin Larson, Mrs. Den Haverly, Mrs. Clarence Beenken and Mrs. Jerry Nielson. Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Rusher and Mrs. Hazel Studer attended the golden wedding anniversary of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Marso at Lakefield, Minn., Jan. 14. They also visited Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Balcik. Mrs. Marso and and Mrs. Balcik are the former Celestine and Magdeline Studer, daughters of the late Greg Studers. Mrs. Hazel Studer left Jan. 24 by train for Long Beach, Calif, to visit her son Duane and family for several weeks. Frank Bleich, manager of the Farmers Coop Elevator, flew to Galveston, Tex. Monday for several days of deep sea fishing, an award from the Farmland Industry. Mrs. Justine Becker accompanied her daughter and family, the Ray Brckas of Forest City, to St. Joe Jan. 14 where they were guests in another daughter's home, the Don Redings. Mrs. Brcka was godmother for the baptism of Robert Joseph, who was born to the Redings, Jan. 3. Marvin Reding was godfather. Mrs. Viola Studer entertained her contract bridge club Thursday evening. Mrs, Mary Bode was a guest. Mrs. Betty Bode won high score prize. Mrs. Bernice Vitzthum will have the next party. Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Studer and family were Jan. 14 dinner guests in the Herman Studer home. St. Joseph's Guild held their regular meeting in the parish hall Jan. 16. Edward Cruise was honored at a surprise birthday party^Jan. 15. Five hundred was played. Ramona Arndorfer and Mildred Baylor won high and low score prizes for women, Ed and Vince Cruise for men and Lawrence Baylor, travel prize. Others who attended were Mr. and Mrs. Mike Cruise, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Schipull, Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Studer and John Carman. A group of Republican women met with Mrs. Delores Madsen recently. Assistant hostesses were Mrs. Fern Paulson, Mrs. Pearl Mertz and Mrs. EdnaSkow. Mrs. Opal Nygaard gave a book report on "At Ease" by Dwight Eisenhower. Fern Paulson had charge of recreation. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Skow attended a state board meeting of the Mariner's Society at Ames Jan. 14. They also visited their daughter, Helen, and their sons, Daniel and Reuben, students at the University. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Becker, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Herman Becker of Irvington and Mrs. Clara Kohlhaas of Algona, attended the funeral of the women's aunt, Mrs. John Mersch, 89, at Eagle Grove. Mr. and Mrs. George Ricke spent Jan. 14 with their son, Richard, and family at Grand Meadows, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. Ricke went to Marshalltown Jan. 17 where they attended the 40th wedding anniversary celebration of their cousins, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Ricken. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Bode were honored at a surprise .housewarming party Monday evening, Jan. 15, by a group of their former neighbors before they moved to town from their farm southeast of Wesley. Five hundred was played. Mrs. Frank Kisch and Mrs. Bode were prize winners. Ed Bedford received door prize. A gift was presented to the Bodes, also one to Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Goetz, who moved lately from the same neighborhood to Wesley and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bedford, who moved to Britt. Name Lutheran Church Heads At Whittemore WHITTEMORE - The following are the re-elected, newly-elected and newly-appointed officers of St. Paul's Lutheran church who were installed at the Sunday morning services. President, Herman Hansen; vice president, Maynard Roeber; secretary, Odne Stokka; board of Elders, Milton Espe, Lester Baas, Leonard Meyer and Marvin Struecker; board of education, Lawrence Meyer, Gayle Meyer, Delbert Ostwald and Eugene Walker; board of trustees, Sterling Simonson; board of evangelism, Norman Barber; board of stewardship, Herbert Zumach, Louis Greinert, Carl Lenz and Alfred Schultz; board of youth, Delbert Wichtendahl, Ivan Lauck, chairman and financial secretary, Norman Schultz, James Kressin, Bert Seely, Elvin Meyer, Thomas Meyer and Delbert Wichtendahl. - o - Ian Davison, a foreign exchange student from Australia, will show pictures and speak at the Wedding Ring Club Wednesday night. '' Mr. and Mrs. Ellsworth Heidenwith of Estherville were Sunday supper guests at the parental Arthur Heidenwith home. Dorothy Rosendahl was accompanied by Mrs. Henry Lauck, Sr., West Bend, Mrs. Tillie Meyer, Mrs. Helen Seely and Mrs. Adela Meyer to LottsCreek where Mrs. David Potratz was honored at a post-nuptial shower. PAINTING The old Allamakee county courthouse is a featured painting in the 1968 winter issue of "The lowan" magazine. The full color reproduction was painted by Rev. Edward P. Sullivan, a native of Waukon. New low interstate long distance rates. 7 p.m. to 7a.m. every night; all day Saturday & Sunday, too. Now Long Distance is a bigger bargain than ever! After 7 p.m. the new 85<J-or-less rate is maximum for a 3-minute, station-to-station, out-of-state call anywhere in the continental U.S., except Alaska. or less (3 minutes) for out-of-state calls you dial yourself every night between midnight and 7 a.m. Northwestern Bell Set Elmore Salaries The Elmore school board and a salary conference committee of the Elmore school faculty met and approved a salary schedule for the coming school year. Base salary for beginning teachers was raised from $5,300to$5,800, with annual raises for experience also approved. To Install Lights Mayor Bill Finn of Algona has been advised by the Iowa State Highway Commission that the project to light the intersec- tion of U. S. 169 and 18, fast north of Algona, has been approved and is included in {he 1968 contingency fund project list, which means that it should be completed this year. ITS Ml COME ON IN! YOU'RE WELCOME! CORN-SOYBEAN CLINIC THURSDAY, FEB. 8 Garrigan High Auditorium from 9 A.M. to 3 P.M. 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